Assistant City Marshal Randolph W. Cathey

Assistant City Marshal Randolph W. Cathey

Pauls Valley Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, November 3, 1907

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Randolph W. Cathey

Marshal Randolph Cathey was shot and killed leaving a cafe while on duty at 1830 hours. He was ambushed by a man as he walked out the door.

The suspect was arrested and charged with Marshal Cathey's murder. On April 17, 1909 he was acquitted by a jury.

Marshal Cathey was survived by his parents and is buried in Cedar Knob Cemetery, Salado, Bell County, Texas.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 3, 2020

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